"Those who cannot accept, turn into those who fight."
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Davin walked the grounds, making his rounds on the Night School campus. An ear out for anything that seemed out of place, his thoughts wandered to focus on Apple, a girl he was steadily becoming infatuated with. He was so deep in thought that he nearly stepped into the wet marshy rim of the lake at the northern edge of campus.
"Ah, dammit," Davin muttered as he pulled his foot free and moved away from the water. Kicking is wet leg he sighed, chastising himself, "This isn't the first time I had a girl fill my head." He ran a hand through his hair, trying to collect his scattered thoughts, tilting his head up to glance at the stark pinholes of light in the moonless sky.
"Jeez kid, I've never seen you so out of it."
Davin glanced towards the familiar voice, stunned for a moment. Then a slow smile spread over his lips. " Sergeant Hurst, you're a long way from Rivermoore."
"Yes, I came out this way to ask you about a case. S